7 Ways to Eat More Veggies (Plus Veggie Challenge Update!)

7 ways to eat more vegetables

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** I am thrilled to see so many of you joining me for the Vegetable Eating Challenge! It’s much more fun to do this with friends! I find eating veggies one of the hardest habits to stick with. I’m not sure why. Maybe it’s because of the […]

Teaching Kids to Cook on Their Own (& Easy Nut Butter Cookies)

easiest nut butter cookies

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** When I left home at 18 years of age, I could bake shortbread cookies and make scrambled eggs (in the microwave!). And nothing else. It was a sad state to be in. Thankfully, I’ve learned a few things since then and have even managed to teach […]

Menu Plan: A Week of Crock-Pot Meals

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***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** This week is going to be busy, so I’m using my crock-pot for dinner every day! At least, that’s the plan. I have high hopes for this strategy. Here’s hoping I remember to turn on the crock-pot on! (I’ve been known to forget.) Monday Tinga (already […]

Sanity Saving Tip: Don’t make dinner at dinner time!

When is the best time to cook dinner?

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** As a newly wed, I tried to make dinner around 5pm every night. It just seemed like the thing to do. Then we had kids. If you have children, you are probably aware of the evening crazy hour; that time of night when kids (and parents) […]

Hamburgers Kids Can Make

hamburgers kids can make

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** The past year I have been blessed with a daughter who has taken off in the kitchen. It is such a help and quite honestly, I’m still amazed at the things she can do! Last night she made burgers. The burger patties are baked in the […]

Menu Plan – July 22 – 28, 2012

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***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** Today I am spending a little time in the kitchen cooking ahead. I’m hoping to get a jump start on the week in order to make meal times less hectic! Plus, I have more free time when lunch and dinner only take a few minutes to […]

Quick and Easy Veggie Tortilla Wraps Recipe

quick and easy veggie tortilla wraps

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** I recently remembered making these little veggie bundles a few years ago. They were tasty, but it took forever to chop all the vegetables. Now, I’ve wised up and created a much faster preparation method. Which means these will show up on the menu more often. […]

How to Eat More Veggies Without Changing Your Diet Drastically

How to eat more veggies without changing your diet drastically

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** Most of us could use a few more vegetables in our diet. But there’s so much washing and chopping, they can often get overlooked. Today I’m sharing some tips for adding more vegetables to food you are already cooking. In this post my goal to give […]

Real Food Snacks for Kids – 45 Ideas!

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***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** My kids are hungry all. the. time. Are yours? Having enough healthy snacks on hand makes a difference to the tone of my home. It’s a struggle to stay on top of snacks sometimes. especially when your striving to provide good ones. If you need ideas, […]

Birthday Giveaway #3: Plan It, Don’t Panic {Meal Planning eBook}

Plan it

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** I’m a firm believer in meal planning. In fact, I’d go so far as to say that menu planning will help improve the level of peace and joy in your home. Think about it: The kids are hungry, your husband will be home from work soon, […]